An exceptional Grade ll Listed residence, which dates back to the 16th century and enjoys a prime position in Charing high street, just moments from the village green and train station with its quick links to London. A handsome, bay fronted Georgian facade teamed with a wealth of period features that flourish over 1900 sq. ft of accommodation, including open fireplaces, intricate architrave, sash windows, original panelling, and exposed beams.
The White House entrance is elevated, and the solid wood front door opens into a grand entrance hall with oak flooring and high ceilings. To the left there is a charming sitting room with a beautiful bay window, panelled walls, intricate cornicing and a wood burning stove which is nestled between two alcoves one of which has beautiful detailed Georgian shelving.
To the rear of the hallway, one will find a utility space, with access to the courtyard, a cloakroom and plenty of space for shoes and coats.
Whilst to the left there is a splendid open plan kitchen breakfast room which has exposed beams and a striking green Rayburn oven which is set beneath an oak bressummer. This complements the beautifully bespoke kitchen which has been crafted using curved lines and oak work tops. Appliances have been carefully integrated, and a double range oven sits opposite the kitchen island/breakfast bar.
The dining area sits perfectly between the bay window and exposed brick fireplace, to the right of the room there is an original dumbwaiter set behind panelled cupboards.
A doorway from the kitchen leads to a converted basement which has been tanked offering an ideal workspace, play area or hobby room.
To the first floor one will find a well-appointed family bathroom with vaulted ceiling, three double bedrooms two of which have original cast iron fireplaces, the main bedroom has a stunning ensuite shower room. Another staircase leads one to the second floor which has two additional generously proportioned bedrooms, with spectacular views over the village.
The courtyard garden is a lovely mix of artificial turf and original stone paving which is perfectly low maintenance but a wonderful suntrap, there is a gate that leads to further gardens which are shared with another four houses. This area is beautifully presented and offers additional lawn areas which is sheltered by mature birch trees. The pathway leads to a private garage and off-road parking.
Set within the village of Charing which offers an excellent range of local services, including numerous shops, a primary school, and a mainline railway station which has excellent links to London. The north downs are accessible from this beautiful village and offer an abundance of hiking and cycling options.
The bustling market town of Ashford is just 9 miles away and offers a superb range of shopping, sporting and recreational amenities, along with a fine choice of schools, including both grammar and independent. Ashford International Station provides a high-speed rail link into London St Pancras in about 38 minutes, whilst the nearby junction 10 of the M20 provides great road access to London and the coast.
The nearby town of Faversham offers a far wider range of shopping, leisure, and recreational amenities, including an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a cinema, a museum and numerous good pubs and restaurants. The town is served by a good selection of primary schools and two secondary schools, one of which being the renowned Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. Faversham also has a mainline station with a high-speed link to London St Pancras in just over an hour.
Nearby Canterbury offers and excellent range of amenities and these include primary and secondary schools in both state and private sector, three universities, two hospitals (one private) and two railway stations. It also has a good selection of shopping facilities, including a high street with independent retailers, lovely parks, gardens, restaurants, pubs, and leisure facilities.
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